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Empowerment of Women Its Scope in a Bilateral Development Project-A Small-Scale Irrigation Project in North Bengal

Bilateral Development Project A Small-Scale Irrigation Project in North Bengal Loes Schenk-Sandbergen It is generally accepted, at least in women's studies circles, that empowerment of women can only occur through mass women's organisations which have the capacity to mobilise and organise women at the grassroots. The problem however is that often no such women's groups exist in many rural areas. How then can empowerment be facilitated?

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